Posted: August 13, 2004
HAUPPAUGE, NY: July 1, 2004 -- Mydent Corporation, provider of DEFEND® brand disposable infection control products; Carl Parker Associates, provider of private label dental products and worldwide exporter of dental and medical products; and Dental Materials Group (DMG), manufacturer of high-quality impression materials; and have joined together to form Mydent International. The company’s mission is to provide healthcare professionals with the highest quality infection control products, disposables, and impression material systems at affordable prices, supported by superior service and 100% customer satisfaction.

Mydent Corporation was established in 1985 by Carl Parker and his son, Andy. The DEFEND brand, which originally consisted primarily of latex examination gloves, now appears on more than 100 products. A major part of the company’s success is its commitment to customer satisfaction. “The customer is everything to us, so we make sure everything we do is customer-centered,” says Andy Parker, CEO of Mydent International. Blending the three companies reflects that philosophy. Combining resources will allow Mydent International to serve its customers even more efficiently and effectively, while keeping costs down. Maintaining a streamlined operation allows Mydent to continue to provide customers with high-quality products at extremely attractive prices.

Mydent International, home to DEFEND® infection control products, disposables, and impression material systems, provides dependable solutions for defensive healthcare. Mydent urges healthcare professionals to: DEFEND. Be smart. Be safe. For more information on Mydent International and its products, call 800-275-0020, or go to

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